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Supporters of gay high school football player drown out Westboro Baptist Church demonstration against him
Hundreds of students, parents, family members and activists turned out this week to support an openly gay high school football player after anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church targeted him for demonstrations. “Coming out [as gay] to my entire school was incredibly liberating,” Jake Bain, a senior at
Gold Star family that Trump promised $25,000 has been in the public eye before
The flurry of activity surrounding the $25,000 check that President Donald Trump had promised the family of a fallen soldier is not the first time Army Cpl. Dillon Baldridge's death has drawn unwanted attention. After his June death in Afghanistan, the controversial Westboro Baptist Church , which
Protesters Tangle in Cleveland Outside Republican Convention
Protesters from different political and ideological backgrounds clashed early on the second day of the Republican National Convention , as Black Lives Matter , LGBTQ, and Christian activists butted heads with each other as well as Donald Trump supporters on the streets of Cleveland. Tensions have
Crowds Gather in Cleveland Public Square, Police Try to Keep Peace
ABC News' Linsey Davis reports from Public Square in Cleveland where police are gathering.
All the Strange Places Pokemon Go Gyms Can Be Found, Including White House and Pentagon
As the augmented reality game, Pokemon Go, has exploded in popularity over the past week, Pokemon trainers have turned to social media to share where they have found some of the most awkwardly placed gyms. For the unfamiliar, Pokemon gyms are places where the trainers congregate in real life to
Orlando Community 'United' After Tragedy, County Official Says
The mayor of the county where Orlando is located said today that the community was "united" in the face of the massacre at a gay nightclub and that they plan on confronting any demonstrations by "hate groups." "We support our brothers and sisters, our sons and daughters," Orange County Mayor Teresa
Lafayette Louisiana Theater Gunman Threatened His Family, Was Involuntarily Committed, Documents Say
The gunman who opened fire inside a packed movie theater in Louisiana Thursday night allegedly threatened his family and was involuntarily committed to a hospital in Georgia seven years ago, according to documents filed in court. Shooter John Russel Houser, whom police described as a drifter “who
Sydney Hostage Siege Gunman Identified
Police breaching the hostage siege in Sydney. Fifteen hour standoff escalating. With the gunfire. And stun grenades. Look what I'm Dan Cutler and New York in this scene is playing out right now live in Sydney Australia. But the escalation of this with police involvement happening just a short time
HS Principal's Coming Out as Gay Was 'So Unexpected'
Woodrow Wilson High School principal Pete Cahall stunned many of his D.C. students when he came out during the school’s gay pride celebration. “That was so unexpected,” gay school senior Tao Marwell told ABC News affiliate station WJLA-TV in Washington. “I had no idea. I have so much more respect
DC Principal Comes Out to Students at School Event
Pete Cahall made the revelation during Wilson High School's annual gay pride celebration.